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Nova Systems announces the appointment of New Zealand General Manager

Nova Systems announces the appointment of New Zealand General Manager

  • Aug 16, 2017

Nova Systems today announces the appointment of Geoff Comber as General Manager of Nova Systems New Zealand.

Geoff joins Nova Systems after a long and successful career in the Royal New Zealand Air Force, intersperse with times as a defence and security consultant and program manager in the NZ Energy sector.

Announcing the appointment, Nova Group CEO Greg Hume said, ‘I am delighted to welcome Geoff into the Nova family, and look forward to working together to strengthen our client focused offerings in NZ .’

 Nova Systems has delivered some impressive projects for the Royal New Zealand Navy. Nova supported the establishment of the RNZN Maritime Test and Evaluation Authority (MTEA) with embedded personnel mentoring and supporting RNZN personnel to Introduce into Service Maritime capability.  The joint team conducted Operational Test and Evaluation (OT&E) for the ANZAC Platform Systems Upgrade and Protector Fleet to support Operational Release of capability.

Nova Systems has also supported the Royal New Zealand Air Force with support to OT&E for the B757 Upgrade and provision of training to NZ Defence organisations.

‘We are committed to sustaining and growing our offerings in New Zealand, and feel a local presence is essential as we aspire to grow a great NZ Business within the Group.’ Greg said.

With this appointment, Geoff will also join the Nova Systems ANZ Senior Management Team.

Reflecting on his appointment, Geoff said ‘I am very excited about this opportunity. Nova Systems have a very impressive culture and a strong history of delivering successful outcomes for really complex, technology driven, problems.’

‘The firm is on an impressive global expansion trajectory, and I am glad I am onboard to lead the charge in New Zealand.’

 ‘I feel we have a lot to offer the local New Zealand markets – with not only our experience in defence –  we are also currently supporting a number of businesses and agencies through geospatial and track and trace services.’ Geoff said.

Geoff has a Masters of Information Management and has led capability development and delivery teams in the aerospace domain within the NZ Defence Force.

Geoff’s appointment will take effect immediately.

Nova Systems is a Global Professional Service Provider with offices across Australia, NZ, Singapore, UK and Norway.  Nova Systems specialises in the provision of engineering and management solutions, providing industry and government with world class independent expertise in providing capability assurance and delivering complex projects that enable technology to solve the problems that really matter.




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